seafood

Greek Shrimp and Artichoke Salad

July 12, 2011

Yesterday was hot and today is supposed to be even hotter in NJ. The temperatures are predicted to reach 100. When it is this hot, I don’t feel like cooking a big meal. A salad and some ice cream is my perfect dinner. But to make a salad for the husband is another story. I […]

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Tortilla Land Shrimp Fajitas

July 7, 2011

Last week I received a package from Tortilla Land. It came at 9am in the morning. By 9:15, my kids were eating the best cheese quesadillas they ever had! I was sent a box of three large packages of tortillas along with some recipes that can also be found on their website by clicking HERE. […]

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Lightened Up Shrimp Scampi

March 27, 2010

I love shrimp scampi because it tastes so good and it is a nice quick dinner. It also goes great with a glass of white wine. The thing I don’t like is how the butter goes from my lips to my hips. So I decided to lighten a classic recipe up and substitute chicken broth […]

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Squidlicious

November 9, 2008

Of course squidlicious is not a real word but I thought it sounded kind of catchy. Squid and calamari are the same thing but many times, the word calamari is used in restaurants. This is probably because squid would remind you of the character on SpongeBob. My husband and son will not go near the […]

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Let’s Go Fishing!

August 13, 2008

My blogging friend Jeena is having a great event this month. It is called Fishing Trip and she will be featuring seafood and fish recipes. I decided to send her this scallop recipe. Yesterday I was the lucky recipient of some giant fresh scallops. One of my husbands friends gets them fresh off the boat […]

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A Quick Shrimp Dinner and Some Blog Awards

August 4, 2008

With all the kids summer activities, we are usually pressed for time. Having a nice dinner at least a few nights a week is important to me. So the other night, I quickly defrosted some shrimp and made this dinner. My garden is blooming and I now have fresh tomatoes, jalapenos and plenty of herbs. […]

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Oysters Saltimbocca

July 18, 2008

Today I am presenting you with an appetizer to serve at your next outdoor party. We will be going to the shore next week and I am in that seafood mode. To indulge myself in a little shameless self promotion, let me tell you that this recipe won the National Oyster cook off in Maryland […]

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Delicious Spaghetti and Scallops

July 6, 2008

It is a bit of a dreary day but I am enjoying my lazy Sunday morning. The kids just had some pancakes so they are happy. Hubby went to Restaurant Depot with a neighbor. He is probably buying a side of beef right now , or maybe a 40 pound bag of potatoes. Only kidding. […]

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Shrimp Orzo Salad

May 8, 2008

I am the type of cook that looks in my fridge or freezer and then decides what we are having for dinner. I add a little bit of this and a little bit of that. My husband jokes that even if he likes something, he will never get the same thing again. That is because […]

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